Why They Love to Learn
What does it take for today’s students to succeed? What is it exactly that makes some learners so self-directed, while others lack motivation? Pittsburgh students let us in on what keeps them engaged, and why it’s not all about grades.
Recap of FredForward 2012
The Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College hosted the 2012 FredForward conference Sunday, June 3rd to Tuesday, June 5th.
Guest Post: Steeltown Entertainment celebrates the young talents of Take a Shot Contest
Take a Shot at Changing the World Film Festival showcases videos made by young filmmakers and awards $10,000 in prizes.
Mister Rogers Compilation Helps Autistic Children
The Fred Rogers Company releases a compilation DVD entitled Friends and Feelings to help children with autism build social and emotional skills.
Vote for your favorite Take A Shot! videos
Take a Shot! at Changing the World has entered the voting phase. Vote for your favorite student video to take home up to $2,000 in prizes!
Study Maps Children's Media Use
Common Sense Media recently published a study on the media use of young children. The study, entitled “Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America,” surveyed 1,384 parents of children ages 0 to 8 years old, and was conducted May 27-June 15, 2011. While the full report is available for download, here are the highlights: […]
No TV for Toddlers Says AAP
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement on October 17 urging parents to keep their toddlers as screen-free as possible. The statement was released during the group’s annual convention in Boston. In many ways, the warning reinstates the group’s announcement in 1999 that suggested parents all but outlaw TV time for their toddlers. […]